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Restored to its original glory by the National Film Preservation Foundation back in 2005, this little Christmas film is one of our holiday favorites. Margaret Conneely (Chicago amateur filmmaker & CFA Collection namesake) frames stop-motion animation and trick photography with live action footage to fuel her very own Christmas fairy tale.
FAIRY PRINCESS (1956) was Margaret Conneely's most successful amateur film, winning a slew of local awards, and being named one of the Photographic Society of America's 'Ten Best films of 1956.' Conneely's film was also awarded the PSA's 'Harris B. Tuttle Trophy'; named after Eastman Kodak's innovator of the 16mm format, this trophy was awarded annually for the best amateur storytelling film on a family theme.
Chicago Film Archives holds the copyright for the films created by the Margaret Conneely.
This movie is part of the collection: Chicago Film Archives
Director: Margaret Conneely
Producer: Margaret Conneely
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Keywords: Amateur Films; Christmas
Creative Commons license: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0